Best Outdoor activities in Cape Verde
Local Recommendations from our My Guide Cape Verde team
No results found
Enjoy a 3-hour trek in the Green Valley with a local guide. Admire the lush vegetation, then explore the history of the first city built by Europeans in sub-Saharan Africa. Discover the former slave market of Cidade Velha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Explore Boa Vista Island in this half-day quad biking adventure, discovering the beautiful sites such as Santa Monica Beach and the natural caves of Varand, whilst experiencing Povoação Velha and other charming local villages.
Explore the small but breathtaking island of Sal on a guided full-day trip. See Cape Verde through the eyes of a local, and visit 10 of the island's highlights. Snorkel, bathe, marvel at the “Blue Eye,” and more. Benefit from included hotel transfers.
On the bay of Ribeira de Barca, take a traditional fishing boat to see unique rock formations and local marine life. Swim into the cave of Àguas Belas and snorkel through its crystal clear waters. Finish your day with a freshly-prepared BBQ on the beach.
Marvel at the beautiful landscape of Santiago on this guided trek. Get a taste for local life in the village of Longueira and visit a rum distillery. Hike up Pico de Antónia, the island's highest point, then explore the untouched nature of Monte Tchota.
Discover the wonders of Santiago Island on a trek that covers Serra Malagueta and Tarrafal Beach. Along the way, visit Cape Verde’s most traditional market, see and learn about native flora and fauna, and soak up scenic views of the island's landscapes.
Sail down the west coast of Sal and discover the island's shores from a different perspective. Delight in a half-day experience that includes fishing, snorkeling, sailing, sun, and music. Enjoy a snack, unlimited beer and soft drinks, and hotel transfers.
Explore the diversity of Monte Txota Natural Park and the surrounding area on this trek. Climb Pico D'Antónia, the highest point of Santiago Island, and enjoy extraordinary views of almost all Santiago's cities and two more of Cape Verde's Islands.
No need to worry if your plans change with free cancellation options available
All of our providers offer 24/7 support
Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.
Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places
Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others
Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section
My Guide Cape Verde is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.